I Was on a Plane and the Pilot Announced There Was a Bomb Onboard

“Mum, are we going to be ok? Are we going to reach Changi?"


You Can Choose How Bear Grylls Almost Dies in Netflix’s New Interactive Show

Should he risk falling off a mountain or nearly drown in a river? Your call!


A Woman Survived Six Days in the Outback By Drinking Pasta Sauce and Piss

Stranded in the desert, Brooke Phillips basically survived on a diet of sharehouse food.


We Asked Experts How to Survive When You Become a Zombie

"Eating any part of the human body – brain or otherwise – isn't great."


A 62-Year-Old Got Trapped in a Snake-Filled Mine for Two Days and Survived

And you thought you were having a shitty week.


A Minute by Minute Guide to Surviving a Day in Prison

You could get butchered and the guards wouldn’t know it until they discovered your bloodless corpse lying crumpled on the walkway.


What It's Like to Be Trapped in a Cave for Ten Days

Twelve teenage soccer players and their coach have been trapped in a cave in Thailand for two weeks. Lothar Emannuel Kaiser understands what they must be going through.


How to Live Your Best Life Before and After Nuclear Armageddon

Only one man can clear up your skin, give you peace of mind, and provide world-class shelter in the face of a world-ending blast.


I Spent a Fortnight Lost in Borneo's Jungle

Tasmania's Andrew Gaskell nearly lost his life in Mulu National Park. Here he tells us what that was like.


What It's Like to Photograph the Refugee Crisis

Warren Richardson, who won this year's World Press Photo Award for his haunting image of Syrian refugees on the Serbian-Hungarian border, told us what refugees have taught him about survival.


We Met the Man Who Survived a Plane Crash Then Ate Human Flesh to Stay Alive

When Pedro Algorta's plane crashed in the Andes in 1972, he had to take drastic measures to avoid death.


Prepping for the Apocalypse at a Doomsday Training Camp

I learned how to cut through zip ties, pick locks, and lived through a fake kidnapping—all in the name of girding myself for the lawless world to come.